StarTalk Radio

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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

What makes up the universe? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice unveil the new StarTalk book, Cosmic Queries, with theoretical cosmologist Janna Levin, breaking down the building blocks of the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic- queries-origins-of-the-universe-with-janna-levin/ Thanks to our Patrons Sunny Day, Shain Dholakiya, Penny Joy, Ben Miller, Eric Lamont, Fernando Sepulveda, Caleb Nolan, Beverly Bellows, Pedro, and Chris Mank for supporting us this week. Shown: Abel 1689. Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Jullo (JPL/LAM), P. Natarajan (Yale) and J-P. Kneib (LAM). See …

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Tags: science, science & medicine, natural sciences, technology

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What’s up with the COVID-19 vaccines? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice talk about all things COVID-19 vaccine with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the- covid-19-vaccines-with-irwin-redlener/ …
How is technology changing sports? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice talk with author Rayvon Fouché to explore game- changing technology in the final episode of our Game Changers mini-series. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial- free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-joy-of-techno-science-with- rayvon-fouche/ …
How do we improve the news? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice talk echo chambers and America’s media problem with Max Tegmark, physicist and creator of AI media tool ImproveTheNews.org, and journalist Jeff Jarvis. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/improving-the-news-with-max-tegmark/ …
We’re headed back to Mars – Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore NASA’s Perseverance rover and its red planet mission with NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/mars-perseverance- with-jim-green-nasa-chief-scientist/ Thanks to our Patrons Nina Barton, Yancey L …
A Materials World Feb. 12, 2021
It’s a materials world! Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly, and Georgia Tech engineer Jud Ready explore how material science has impacted sports from tracks to swimsuits to golf balls to pole vaulting. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/a-materials-world/ …
What is dark matter? Are we alone? How will it all end? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on topics from all across the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-dark-matter-aliens-end-of- the-universe/ Thanks to our Patrons …
What time is it? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about timekeeping, the history of time, and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-timekeeping/ Thanks to our Patrons Douglas Robinson, Michael …
Game-Changing Physics Jan. 29, 2021
How do you change the game? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist Charles Liu investigate game-changing techniques used to re-shape sports in the first episode of our mini-series. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial- free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/game-changing-physics/ Photo Credit: …
How do you know you’re happy? How can you be happier? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co- host Negin Farsad, and Laurie Santos, PhD, psychologist and host of The Happiness Lab, investigate the science of happiness. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons …
Since passing through our solar system in 2017, ‘Oumuamua has been a hot topic of conversation for astronomers. Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about ‘Oumuamua with cosmochemist Dr. Natalie Starkey. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic- …
You’re at the top of your game and you get injured. Now what? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice explore injury recovery and rehabilitation with Lindsey Vonn and exercise scientist Shona Halson. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: …
There are topics you might think you understand, but, do you really? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the differences between mass, weight, and density, why ice floats, and how much you would weigh in space. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode …
Happy 2021! Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are looking at the year ahead, reminiscing on the year past, and answering fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the speed of light, gas giants, and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-new-year/ Thanks …
The Queen’s Gambit, game theory, and more – Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice are talkin’ chess with grandmaster Maurice Ashley, A.I. expert Jonathan Schaeffer, and Alexandra Botez, Woman FIDE Master and host of BotezLive. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: …
Did early humans eat a paleo diet? Can we learn how to deal with climate change by studying our ancient ancestors? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, and geochemist Tina Lüdecke explore the climate and diet of early humans. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire …
When you think of Middle Ages, does scientific advancement come to mind? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, and Seb Falk, Cambridge Historian of Science and author of The Light Ages, explore the science and history of medieval times. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire …
An Exercise in Physics Dec. 18, 2020
What would a quantum stadium look like? Can you race Formula 1 on Mars? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist Charles Liu answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the physics of sports. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial- free here: …
Black holes, the Arecibo Observatory, artificial intelligence, and more – Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer a special batch of Cosmic Queries from some of our most supportive fans. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-fan-grab-bag/ Thanks to our Patrons …
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer Cosmic Queries about the secrets of the universe, science curriculum, tackling religion in the classroom, and more for a remote audience of thousands of science teachers. Recorded live at ScIC4 in collaboration with PocketLab. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this …